Dan is co-editor of Education Finance and Policy, and a member of the
Washington State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He
previously served as an elected member of the Alexandria City School Board from
1997-2002, and as an Associate Editor of Economics of Education Review.
Dan's work focuses on issues of educational productivity and reform at
the K-12 level, the broad array of human capital policies that influence the
composition, distribution, and quality of teachers in the workforce, and
connections between students' K-12 experiences and post-secondary outcomes. His
research has been regularly published in leading peer-reviewed economic and
education journals such as: American Economic Review, Review of Economics and
Statistics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Policy and Management,
Journal of Urban Economics, Economics of Education Review, Education Finance
and Policy, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.